Nicholas DiGiovanni is a novelist, essayist and journalist. Born in New Jersey and raised in Yonkers, New York, he is the author of a novella, Rip, published in November 2011 by Black Angel Press. His fiction has appeared in Paterson Literary Review, Identity Theory, The Caribbean Writer, and elsewhere.
Five times since early 2010 he has been chosen for fiction-writing fellowships/residencies at the acclaimed Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.
DiGiovanni founded the Delaware Valley Poetry Festival, held annually in western New Jersey since 1998, which inclided many widely-acclaimed poets including Robert Pinsky, Rita Dove, Louise Gluck, Paul Muldoon and Gerald Stern.